Magical Thai Tamarind Salad

22nd Feb 2023

Magical Thai Tamarind Salad

Take whatever you have in the fridge, plus a few key ingredients and we will transport you to Thailand in a couple of quick and easy steps. Magic!!

A few key ingredients create the flavours of a Thai salad. But what you make the salad with is up to you. You can make this with left over BBQ steak, or prawns or shredded cooked chicken or tofu or whatever protein you like. As for the salad component....just shop your fridge for summery salad goodness. Below are the key ingredients:

You will need:

  • 2 tablespoons Jenny's Kitchen Tamarind Chutney
  • 1 tablespoon Sweet Chilli Sauce
  •  2 - 4 tablespoons lime or lemon juice to taste
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest or lemon zest
  • 1 clove of garlic minced
  • 1- 2 teaspoons of fish sauce to taste
  • Fresh Coriander and Mint leaves
  • A fresh red chilli (optional)

Salad ingredient ideas:

  • One Protein (needs to be cool) e.g. : BBQed steak, cooked prawns, shredded chicken, fried tofu, cooked pork
  • Salad ingredients: Cucumber, tomato, lettuce, spring onions, shredded carrot, avocado, bean sprouts, corn
  • Optional extras: chopped roasted peanuts, fine rice noodles (cooked and cooled).

To prepare your salad:

  1. Mix the dressing ingredients (excluding herbs and chilli)
  2. Toss about half of it through the protein
  3. Toss the other half through the salad ingredients
  4. Place the salad ingredients in a flat dish, place protein over the top
  5. Sprinkle with coriander, mint, and fresh chilli and peanuts (optional)